Transportation Position - Affton School District
Position: Transportation Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Bus Drivers
Job Location: Affton School District
Beginning: Aug 19, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Affton School District
St. Louis, MO 63123
Telephone: 314-633-5907
Job Description:

DETAILS: 9.5-month support staff positions, for the 2024-25 school year, with district-recognized holidays and paid sick leave. These are full-time, approximately 25 hours per week positions, with a district provided benefits package that includes employee health, dental, life and vision insurance.
COMPENSATION: According to the Support Staff Pay Schedule within the Bus Driver range. The pay range for this position begins at $21.43-$25.33 per hour. Placement within the range on the Support Staff Pay Schedule is determined by like experience and education. 

JOB SUMMARY: To provide safe and efficient transportation by driving in a careful and prudent manner and exercising the highest degree of care so that students may enjoy the fullest possible advantage from the district curriculum and extra-curricular program.
  • Possessing a valid commercial driver license (CDL) with school bus and passenger endorsement (S&P) OR being able to acquire appropriate licensing, endorsement, and training is required
  • A high school diploma or equivalent is strongly preferred
  • Prior school bus driving experience is preferred
  • The ability to perform the essential job functions & be at least 21 years old is required
  • The ability to manage the physical demands of the job is required; reasonable accommodations may be made to enable performance of the essential functions
  • The ability to present a certificate annually from a health examiner indicating that they are physically qualified to operate district vehicles to transport students is required of applicants
  • The ability to be dependable and punctual is required
  • The ability to work independently, use good judgment, think quickly, and respond to situations in a calm manner is required
  • The ability to remain flexible & positive with the demands of the job without losing sight of the assignment is required
  • The ability to effectively supervise children is required
  • The ability to communicate effectively with students in redirecting and using positive reinforcement is required
  • The ability to work with a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural student population is required
  • The ability to maintain confidential information is required
  • The ability to work as a team player and communicate with staff and parents is required
  • The ability to develop effective working relationships with students and the school community is required
  • The willingness to complete job-related training as needed is required
For more information regarding Bus Driver duties and responsibilities, please view the Bus Driver Job Description.
All applicants must apply through Affton's Unified Talent Applicant Tracking website at:
External candidates must have a resume entered into Unified Talent Applicant Tracking, prior to the closing date, in order to be considered for a position. Cover letters are optional.
Current employees must complete an abbreviated Unified Talent Applicant Tracking application, by clicking on the Internal link at the top right side of the Job Listings page.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.